Acute eosinophilic pneumonia

Following the ward round on the 26th of April 2018, here is some reading on the management of acute eosinophilic pneumonia.

De Giacomi, F. et al. (2018) Acute eosinophilic pneumonia. Causes, diagnosis, and management
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, 197 (6), pp:728-736. Full Text

Ajani, S. & Kennedy, CC. (2013) Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia: A retrospective case series and review of the literature
Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 17 (10), pp:43-7 Full Text

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Using NSAIDs in critically ill trauma patients

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around the use of NSAIDs in critically ill trauma patients.

Abdul-Hadi et al (2009) Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Orthopaedics
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 91A(8) Full Text

Malchow, RJ & Black, IH (2008) The evolution of pain management in the critically ill
trauma patient: Emerging concepts from the global war on terrorism
Crit Care Med 2008, 36 (7) (Suppl.) Full Text This article discusses NSAIDs on pages 351-352

Legras et al (2008) A multicentre case-control study of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as a risk factor for severe sepsis and septic shock
Crit Care. 2009; 13 (2): R43. Full Text

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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around disseminated intravascular coagulation.

BMJ Best Practice (2017) Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. Full text

Dynamed Plus (2018) Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. Full text

Wada et al (2014) Diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) according to four DIC guidelines.
Journal of Intensive Care 2014, 2:15. Full Text

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Prognostication of Traumatic Brain Injury

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around prognostication of traumatic brain injury.

Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM); Intensive Care Society (ICS); Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care Society of Great Britain and Ireland (NACCS); Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM); Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS); Welsh Intensive Care Society (WICS) (2018) Management of Perceived Devastating Brain Injury After Hospital Admission: A Consensus Statement.
Full Text

Stanislaw et al (2017) Prognostication of traumatic brain injury outcomes in older trauma patients: A novel risk assessment tool based on initial cranial CT findings
Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2017 Jan-Mar; 7(1): 23–31 Full Text

Turgeon et al (2017) Prognostication in critically ill patients with severe traumatic brain injury: the TBI-Prognosis multicentre feasibility study
BMJ Open 2017;7:e013779. doi:10.1136. Full Text

MRC CRASH Trial Collaborators (2008) Predicting outcome after traumatic brain injury: practical prognostic models based on large cohort of international patients.
BMJ. 2008 Feb 23;336 (7641):425-9 Full Text

Perel et al (2006) Systematic review of prognostic models in traumatic brain injury.
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2006 Nov 14;6:38 Full text

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Alcohol related cardiomyopathy

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around alcohol related cardiomyopathy.

Guzzo-Merello et al (2015) Natural History and Prognostic Factors in Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy.
JACC: Heart Failure 3 (1), January 2015 Full Text

Guillo et al  (2008) Long-Term Prognosis in Patients With Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy and Severe Heart Failure After Total Abstinence. (Brief Report)
The American Journal of Cardiology, 79 (1) Full Text

Fauchier et al (2000) Comparison of long-term outcome of alcoholic and
idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
European Heart Journal, (2000) 21, 306–314. Full Text

Guzzo-Merello et al (2014) Alcoholic cardiomyopathy.
World J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 26; 6(8): 771–781. Full Text

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Vasculitis in ICU

Following the ward round on 11th April 2018, this topic was updated to include an overview from BMJ Best Practice.

The topic was originally created following the ward round on Tuesday 16th May 2017.

BMJ Best Practice (2018) Systemic vasculitis Full text

Demiselle, J. et al (2017) Patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis admitted to the intensive care unit with acute vasculitis manifestations: a retrospective and comparative multicentric study. 
Annals of Intensive Care, 7 (1), p.39 Full Text

Yates, M. et al (2016) EULAR/ERA-EDTA recommendations for the management of ANCA-associated vasculitis.
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 75 (9), pp.1583-1594 Full Text

Semple, D. et al (2005) Clinical review: Vasculitis on the intensive care unit – part 1: diagnosis.
Critical Care, 9 (1), pp.92-97 Full Text

Semple, D. et al (2005) Clinical review: Vasculitis on the intensive care unit – part 2: treatment and prognosis.
Critical Care, 9 (2), pp.193-197 Full text

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Testing for brain stem death

Following the ward round on the 15th of March 2018, here is some reading around confirming brain stem death.

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (2008) A code of practice for the diagnosis and confirmation of death
London: Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Full Text

Cameron, E.J. et al (2016) Confirmation of brainstem death
Practical Neurology, 16 (2), pp:129-35. Full Text

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